The choke’s on You! Sport & Health 21 SEP 2007

twenty20 exitWell that was rather disappointing. What a way to exit the Twenty20 World Cup. An absolutely embarrassing performance from SA who thoroughly deserved their loss. Justin Kemp and Vernon Philander should be ashamed of themselves, but the rest of the team have just as much to answer for. Failing to get a simple target of 126 runs simply to ensure their survival in the tournament (lets forget about winning the match for now), the boys just looked bad out there. How often can it be said that India looked a better fielding side that South Africa!

If anyone ever deserved the title of Chokers, then SA cricket is the one.

Just as in the earlier Cricket World Cup, SA have failed to live up to expectations, losing the one crunch match when it matters the most.

Thank goodness I was working from home last night, keeping myself at least partly distracted from the circus that was going on behind me.

All hats off to India for a great performance though :(

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South African software architect and developer at Touchwork. Husband to a cupcake baker and father to two little girls. I don't have time for myself any more.